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sand bags. people here don't seem to be panicking. with the first storm now behind us most folks are saying so far so good. after spending the morning indoors trisha lacey and little anna took advantage of the break in the storm to let out some steam. the lacey's are gearing up for some soggy days ahead. >> i think that it will be fine. whether i go stir crazy at home with my three kids is another story. movie night, breaks when we can. >> reporter: round one swept through this morning making driving a bit treacherous. but it didn't last long. by noon the rain clouds were moving on out. pg&e says while power problems have been minimal so far with more rain on the way that could change. they are urging everyone to be ready. >> we recommend that you have a flashlight and radio as well as fresh batteries on hand. we also recommend that you freeze water in plastic bins so if the laek trisity goes out you have something to keep cool. crews are working hard to clean storm drains and sweep streets. >> i saw yesterday that the street cleaner was going around at 5:30 at the night. i know peop
small business saturday is the best time to let people notice us. ♪ >> reporter: christmas traditions like this seem almost quaint when compared to the new face of the holidays. big chain stores got their holiday season off and running even before the traditional black friday feeding frenzy. they're hoping an extra shopping week this year can boost their bottom lines to nearly $600 billion. >> i might have to buy a suitcase to take home, because i've been shopping for about four days. >> reporter: online retailers are getting into the action on cyber monday. but for mom and pop shops across america, this small business saturday is a really big deal. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> here in the bay area, shoppers were plenty aware of small business saturday as well. in walnut creek, many people were out to shy away from busy malls and big box stores, and to support local businesses and what they call a more intimate shopping experience. >> i think it's great. there is a lot of great small businesses out there. you want to see succeed. so it's nice to support your local community.
joins us from the 7-eleven in san jose. that's where that crime spree turned deadly. >> reporter: hi, there. yes, the suspect in custody and the one still on the loose fired directly at that police officer as he sat in his car, a sitting duck, so to speak. he ducked under his dash just to make sure that he could survive the accident. that was after the suspects gunned down a young man here at the 7-eleven after trying to carjack him. a collection of things that remind rory parkpettiford's friends of him are collected near where he was killed, randomly, senselessly by two suspects on a violent crime spree on friday night in san jose. >> it just sucks. seeing this and having him just be gone. i can't call him to see what's good and just chill. i don't know. it's just really sad. >> reporter: steven mosley says his friend, parkpettiford, was good at music, full of life and helpful to his family. the suspects who allegedly killed him while trying to steal his car outside this 7-evan are ruthless. jonathan wilbanks is in custody arrested after the crime spree began. he and his accomplice
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